Vodacom Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

Vodacom Bursary

Vodacom Bursary 2019 – 2020

Employment Type
Study Bursary

Industry
Telecommunications /ICT

Positions
Various Positions

Remuneration
PER MONTH/Weekly

Region
South Africa

Company
Vodacom South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – VODACOM

Vodacom Group Limited (Vodacom), founded in 1994, is a South African mobile communications company which provides data; voice; messaging and converged services to its more than 50 million customers. Previously owned by Telkom and Vodafone (who each held a 50% shares), in 2008 Vodafone increased its stake in the company to 65%, while Telkom declared to list their remaining shares on the JSE. In fact, Vodacom is South Africa’s top cellular network with around 58% of the countries market share.

The company now operates not only in South Africa, but also has networks in Lesotho; Mozambique; Tanzania and the DRC, as well as providing services to customers in more than 40 countries in Africa, including Zambia; Nigeria; Angola; Ghana; Kenya; Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire.

ABOUT THE  VODACOM BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Vodacom bursaries are awarded to students studying/ intending on studying within the following fields:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics/ Electronic Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (Light current)
  • Actuarial Science
  • Mathematics/ Mathematical Sciences
  • Statistics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Big Data

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

This is a full bursary, covering all study related expenses, including tuition, prescribed textbooks, accommodation and meals. Students will also be able to take part in vacation work or practical training each year.

Once students have graduated, they will be able to join the Graduate Development Program and may be required to take up employment at Vodacom (depending on availability within the company).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback by 30 November, regard your application as unsuccessful. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • South African citizen OR naturalized before 1994
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
  • Achieved a minimum academic result of 70% for Mathematics and Science in Matric
  • Achieved an exemption in Matric
  • Engineering and Science degree students: must have achieved a minimum of level 6 for Mathematics and Science in Matric
  • Proven financial need

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Vodacom Bursary Application Form (.pdf) 

You will be required to submit copies of the following supporting documentation – if you are applying online: these documents must be uploaded to your online profile, if you are applying with the application form: you must attach copies of the documents and not originals (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Proof of admission into a tertiary institution
  • Latest academic record/ transcript, if currently at tertiary (certified copy)

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: externalbursaries@vodacom.co.za
(Insert the words “Vodacom Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line). 

CLOSING DATE

31 August 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Vodacom directly:
Email: externalbursaries@vodacom.co.za
Web: https://help.vodacom.co.za/personal/contactus/